Ade Kukoyi – was born in Lagos (Nigeria). Ade undertook his tertiary studies at Charles Sturt University, Southern Cross University (School of Law) and the University of Technology Sydney. Ade has a board background in accounting, banking, finance, law, corporate managment and the music & performing arts industry. During the 1980’s, he was co-founder of African Crafts & Imports – the first African business venture in Queensland (Australia). Ade Kukoyi holds professional practice certificates in both Australia and Nigeria and brings extensive commercial focus, corporate experience and geo-political knowledge of African affairs to the ANC.
Tony Stolar- was born in Brisbane, Queensland (Australia). Tony holds a B.Ag.Sc and MBA from the University of Queensland. He has worked in both the public and private sectors domestically and in Asia. He has a wide experience in the international business, migration law, education and business investment. As director of his own company Coongie Pty Ltd, Tony has offices in Malaysia and China. As a pioneer in Asian/Australian business, he has awareness of global cultural sensitivities and the development of relationships in successful business outcomes. As Chairman of a Queensland based ethnic Credit Union (director for 17 years), Tony is aware of multicultural and regulatory issures in Australia.
Alvan ‘Deji Shotade – is a pioneer Nigerian migrant with over thirty years of broad community experience and grass root knowledge. As proprietor of Afromedia International, he has promoted and distributed African educational and social development films and video in Australia, Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific for over 20 years. Alvan is Melbourne based and is an advocate of community capacity building. He has worked for almost a decade with the Australian Telecommunications Service Provider as a Networks Technology Specialist. Alvan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media Design (Curtain University, WA), a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Film and TV (Swimburne University, Victoria) and other tertiary qualifications in IT (Swinburne) and Telecommunications from RMIR Univerisity, Victoria.
Andrew Seabrooke – holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economics and Applied Ethics. Born in Brisbane (Australia), Andrew has spent some time in Papua New Guinea and has worked with an Aboringinal Organisation for some years. He has also worked over the years in volunteer capacities with various communtiy-based not-for-profit organisations. He brings vital community voice and ideas to the ANC initiatives.
Born in Nigeria, Dapo Kufeji attended Obafemi Awolowo University at Ile-Ife (south-western Nigeria) where he obtained a degree in Chemical Engineering. He later migrated to Australia in (2004) where he undertook further studies in Environmental Engineering at Griffith University, and a Project Management Diploma from the Australian Institute of Management. A practical-thinker with international working experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, consulting and water utility sectors in both private and public services, Dapo is a member of the Australian Water Association and has experience in process engineering, operations, commissioning, design and project management. He is passionate about the provision of world-class infrastructural facilities in Africa.